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Vesper No. 6 | Magic | Spring-Summer 2022

 

 

cover picture: Letizia Battaglia, Ospedale Psichiatrico. Via Pindemonte, Palermo, 1983 (reprint 2016). Courtesy MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Roma. Collezione Fotografie del MAXXI

 

 

contents

 

Editorial

Sara Marini

Magic

 

Franco Purini

Waiting for a Little Magic

 

Quote

Luigi Ghirri

The Land of Toys

 

Projects

Cherubino Gambardella

The Magic House

 

Carlos Casas

Chid/Avalanche. L’architettura domestica vernacolare nel Pamir,

le sue dimensioni cosmologiche e magiche e la sua trasposizione

in un progetto audiovisivo

 

Michel Carlana

Wunderkammer. A Room and Some Real Illusions

 

Petr Stolín, Alena Mičeková, Filip Šenk

Blur

 

Tales

Redazione Vesper

A Path of Shadow and a Burning Altar. Steilneset Memorial by

Peter Zumthor and Louise Bourgeois

 

Luca Porqueddu

Beyond the Mainland of Reason

 

Massimo Crispi

Sentimental Interview

 

Adelita Husni-Bey

The Reading

 

Essays

Andrea Gritti

From Florence to “Psicon”. Chronicles of a Journey within and around

Architecture

 

Emanuele Garbin

Promontorium Somnii: The Invisible Border of Architecture

 

Ilaria Bussoni

Understanding without Knowing. The Aesthetic Construction Site of

World-Making

 

Luka Skansi

Space, Magic, and Remembrance. Genealogy of an Initiation to

Contemplation

 

Extra

Superstudio and Luca Galofaro

Ideal

 

Archive

Michela Bassanelli

Interiors as Magical Boxes: from Carlo Mollino’s Domestic Settings to

Lutrario Ballroom

 

Journeys

Stefano Pifferi

‘Lo Stradone’ to ‘Remoria’. A Historical-Esoteric-Visionary Re-reading

of Rome

 

Milo Adami

Diaporama. Journey into the Obsolescence of a Device

 

Tutorial

Angela Squassina

The Arcane Language of the Material Trace. A Temporal Exploration of

Architecture through Stratigraphy

 

Dictionary

Kevin Benham

Power

 

Demetra Vogiatzaki

Quō

 

Sonia D’Alto

Release

 

Damiano Di Mele

Destino

 

Giuseppe Caldarola

Evocazione

 

Esther Giani

Fantasia

 

 

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ISSN 2704-7598

ISBN 978-88-229-0817-9

 

 

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